Lore of the Underlings: Episodes 1 & 2 ~ A Door to the Lore

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episodes 1 & 2 ~ A Door to the Lore

Welcome to Lore of the Underlings. In these first episodes of the Lore, curious strangers cross the daunting wilderness of Syland to find a folk long hidden away. Though the folk resist, the strangers draw them into a devilish mess nonetheless. The leaders of the folk and their forces, the Guard, must face the sudden fear that they have grown weak in their long isolation. [Second revision]Welcome to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond...In these first episodes of the Lore, curious strangers cross the daunting wilderness of Syland to find a folk long hidden away. Though the folk resist, the strangers draw them into a devilish mess nonetheless. The leaders of the folk and their forces, the Guard, must face the sudden fear that they have grown weak in their long isolation.Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues![Second revision]
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    Lore of the Underlings: Episode 7 ~ Ho-man Holds Court

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 7 ~ Ho-man Holds Court

Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: John Cap wakes up in a circus-like ring, a courtroom where trial is about to begin. But just whose trial? Now that's the question. Meanwhile, a quirky clerk named Ho-man hits him with punch lines he doesn't expect as a comically tragic warm-up act.Welcome back to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond.The lore continues. In this episode: John Cap wakes up in a circus-like ring, a courtroom where trial is about to begin. But just whose trial? Now that's the question. Meanwhile, a quirky clerk named Ho-man hits him with punch lines he doesn't expect as a comically tragic warm-up act...But is there some secret to Ho-man's set, a clue for his foreign guest's defense? Or just a little trick or two to give the teen a ghost of a chance?Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues!
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    Lore of the Underlings: Episode 5 ~ Into the Pit

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 5 ~ Into the Pit

Lore of the Underlings continues. This episode tells of the travelers' plight -- the fate of John Cap, Morio, and Vaam -- after they take an unplanned tumble underground and deep, deep down... into the very bowels of the place called the Letting Pen. A place where anything could happen...Welcome back to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond.The lore continues. This episode tells of the travelers' plight -- the fate of John Cap, Morio, and Vaam -- after they take an unplanned tumble underground and deep, deep down... into the very bowels of the place called the Letting Pen. A place where anything could happen.Things go from bad to worse for them, now stuck in the muck of a greedy pit, easy prey in this cavernous chamber of death. And then the black Guard himself makes the scene with an even more devilish scheme...Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues!
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    Lore of the Underlings: Episode 4 ~ The Letting Pen

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 4 ~ The Letting Pen

Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: The three strangers -- John Cap, Morio, and their mysterious young woman friend -- find themselves locked away in a curious crooked chamber, a place with foreboding in the air and the smell of something evil. What hellish fate awaits them here as "guests" of Fyryx and his Guard? Only time (and space) will tell...Welcome back to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond.The lore continues. In this episode: The three strangers -- John Cap, Morio, and their mysterious young woman friend -- find themselves locked away in a curious crooked chamber, a place with foreboding in the air and the smell of something evil. What hellish fate awaits them here as "guests" of Fyryx and his Guard? Only time (and space) will tell.Within this odd prison a nighttime of wandering tales and wondering follows, at least until an unknowing Morio lets open an even darker realm...Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues!
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    Lore of the Underlings: Episode 3 ~ Fyryx

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 3 ~ Fyryx

Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: While on nightwatch for his fallen friend, the beautiful vell Arrowborne, Fyryx Hurx reveals much about the people he leads -- the Treasured of Syland -- a chosen folk cast long ago into the internal exile of an unforgiving wilderness by the clever and farseeing Semperor. Of himself he reveals much as well, as he ponders a new threat from without.Welcome back to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond.The lore continues. In this episode: While on nightwatch for his fallen friend, the beautiful vell Arrowborne, Fyryx Hurx reveals much about the people he leads -- the Treasured of Syland -- a chosen folk cast long ago into the hard internal exile of an unforgiving wilderness by the clever and farseeing Semperor.Of himself the man Fyryx reveals much as well, as he wanders the past to ponder a new threat -- strangers from without, three foreigners armed with uncomfortable tales. Can his boyhood memories help him now?Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues![Second revision]
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    Lore of the Underlings: Kid of Lore

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Kid of Lore

Johnny's your typical tween-age insomniac who's never slept a wink in his life. But when a kids' prank turns into an epic fail, the nightmare really begins. It's literally all downhill from there, as Johnny Cap falls for a shadowy girl and into the clutches of someone stranger. Meanwhile, his world slips under a spell of lore. And evil looms. No kidding...Johnny's your typical tween-age insomniac who's never slept a wink in his life. But when a kids' prank turns into an epic fail, the nightmare really begins. It's literally all downhill from there, as Johnny Cap falls for a shadowy girl and into the clutches of someone stranger. Meanwhile, his world slips under a spell of lore. And evil looms. No kidding... "Kid of Lore" is for kids of all ages. Short and sweet. Epic. Spooky. Fun. It's also a prequel to "Lore of the Underlings", an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. "Lore of the Underlings" is a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues!
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    Lore of the Underlings: Episode 8 ~ The Trial

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 8 ~ The Trial

Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: A lovelorn young man is caught and brought to trial for trying to leave the Keep. But when Fyryx, the judge and jury, sees the signs of conspiracy everywhere, his kangaroo court turns into a witch hunt. Will justice's broom sweep the stranger up too?Welcome back to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond.The lore continues. In this episode: A lovelorn young man is caught and brought to trial for trying to leave the Keep. But when Fyryx, the judge and jury, sees the signs of conspiracy everywhere, his kangaroo court turns into a witch hunt. Will justice's broom sweep the stranger up too?Prepare for a legal three-ring circus, with scapegoats and sacrificial lambs. Then lawyer-up folks... and remember to duck!Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues!
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    Lore of the Underlings: Episode 6 ~ Meeting Minyon

      John Klobucher / Fantasy
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 6 ~ Meeting Minyon

Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: As folk prepare for both feast and trial, the mighty John Cap is paraded out and put on display by his captors, the Guard. But despite being bound up awaiting his fate, the traveler makes a surprising ally -- a prophetic and seemingly holy man by the name of Minyon Myne. A thin ray of hope in the morning sun as his hour of judgment approaches...Welcome back to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond.The lore continues. In this episode: As folk prepare for both feast and trial, the mighty John Cap is paraded out and put on display by his captors, the Guard. But despite being bound up awaiting his fate, the traveler makes a surprising ally -- a prophetic and seemingly holy man by the name of Minyon Myne. A thin ray of hope in the morning sun as his hour of judgment approaches...Can this godsend save the young man's neck from the brother Treasuror's steely justice? Could he be the savior the strangers have sought?Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a bittersweet saga of gold and shadow told in classic style -- with old-world words but new-world wit. Fun for fans of puns and lyrical tongues!
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